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for Business North Carolina Vol. 21 Issue 9, September 2001
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Skip Alston and Earl Jones hope to create a museum in Greensboro at the site of Woolsworth, where four black college students organized the first sit-in for civil rights in February 1960. The museum has been in the making since 1993 but has languished as a result of the two men's inability to command respect from the community, some critics say.
Nucor Corp is a company based out of Charlotte that makes sheet steel, a raw material for everything from car fenders to refrigerators. The new CEO, Daniel R. DiMicco, hopes he can expand the company commercially.
This article discusses how venture-capitalist investment in high-technology industries has slowly declined since 2000. Some of the difficulties companies face are an inability to close sales, running out of funds, and venture capitalists no longer investing.
Wilmington has witnessed a boom in business startups and community development as a result of leaders' unique approach, which included capitalizing on its unique waterfront and port city.